Practice Relating to Rule 142. Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
Section B. Obligation of commanders to instruct the armed forces under their command
Mexico’s Army and Air Force Manual (2009) states: “Military commanders must ensure that members of the armed forces under their command are fully aware of their obligations under the  Geneva Conventions and the  Additional Protocol [I].”
In 2004, in its fourth periodic report to the Committee against Torture, Mexico stated:
The Ministry of Defence runs the following training courses on combating torture for its staff:
(b) International humanitarian law: the course is held in the army and air-force study centre. Its main aim is to train commanders and officers so that they can give training and advice on the subject in the units, offices and facilities where they work. One course has been held, and 3 commanders and 15 officers from the Mexican army and air force have been trained.